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This edited collection brings together twelve essays by leading and upcoming scholars, the aim of which is to contribute critically to conceptions of sustainability from the standpoint of environmental literary scholarship. The book will be of interest to scholars and advanced students in ecocriticism and related fields. -- .
Securing sustainable food for everyone is one of the world's most pressing challenges, but research, policy, and programmes remain fragmented, and effective solutions have been slow to emerge. This book takes on these challenges by proposing a range of solutions that can advance pathways towards sustainable food futures. Complete with...
With interest in topics such as climate change, energy security, and alternative energy sources being at an all-time high, the effects of today's decisions now rest on the shoulders of future generations. There are no easy answers to our energy issues, so costs and benefits must be considered when evaluating...
This book explores the increasingly coordinated effort that is underway in botanic gardens around the world to find and apply the best methods of halting the steady erosion of plant diversity and saving wild plant species from extinction.
By Jan Laitos
Proposing environmental policy which is consistent with the laws of nature, this book is for readers who are not just interested in the many ways humans have altered their environment, but instead wish to learn why the many governmental policies in place to curb such behavior have been unsuccessful.